Your web browser is no longer supported.
Cigars International is commited to providing you with the best web experience possible. Please upgrade to a modern web browser.
Staff Reviews for January 2005
Back To Staff Reviews
  • The Edge by Rocky Patel

    Brandon S
    92
    A while back we had an in-store event featuring Indian Tabac products where Rocky Patel first began introducing the Edge. As we were getting setup I noticed from across the room that Rocky was walking around applying stickers to the 100-ct boxes of Edge cigars. Closer inspection of these stickers revealed something along the lines of a friendly warning to cigar enthusiasts, “For …
    Read More
  • 5 Vegas Gold

    Keith
    91
    In the interest of full disclosure, I must tell you I've always enjoyed 5 Vegas, the original red label made in Esteli, Nicaragua. In fact the original 5 Vegas has consistently been among CI's top 3 selling brands for the past five years running. The very reasonable price, great ratings and rich medium-bodied flavor all join together here in one happy union, making 5 Vegas a crowd pleaser and …
    Read More
  • CAO Black

    Gonz
    I've been under the weather for the past couple of weeks. My ass has been kicked with this ridiculous head cold that I just can't seem to shake. Where does phlegm come from anyway? Isn't it amazing that no matter how much you blow your nose or cough up a lung, your body produces more and more. One day, I finally gave in, got home early, and tried to get some rest. Unfortunately, Nickelodeon …
    Read More
  • Tierra del Sol

    Keith
    88
    Nick Perdomo makes a bunch of blends in his Esteli, Nicaragua-based factory, and if you haven't tried his recent re-launch of the Perdomo Reserve line, you owe it to yourself because they're all new and improved - the Cuban Cafe, Cameroon, Maduro and Champagne. One of the latest to come out (released December '04) is this little number: Tierra del Sol. These suckers look promising, especially the …
    Read More